The Curve Confessionals: Paige

About the interview: Paige and I have been friends for a long time, and she's always had a killer gymnast body. But she's had her insecurities along the way like us all, and in our conversation we talked a lot about the pressures from guys and other girls, having an athletic build and rocking it, … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Paige

Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”

So basically, the makings of a perfect Curve Confessions post, am I right? You've all most likely caught on to my obsession with Ashley Graham by now, which actually all started around the time of last year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. While the magazine has featured the typical, stick thin models in the past, Graham … Continue reading Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”

How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers

Let's kick this post off with some positives - Lady Gaga absolutely slayed the half time show last night. She's so talented, looked amazing, and her songs are fire. Not going to lie, she totally inspired me for those 12 minutes. She's just a really cool, artistic person and sends a great message (Born This … Continue reading How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers

Why you Need to Drop Everything and Follow Celeste Barber on Instagram

Wow guys, it's been a while. The past few weeks have been INSANE (happy 2017?) and I have missed y'all. But I have the perfect post to keep things short and sweet today, so during the next coffee break you have at work - have a read. Per the title, no it's not The Curve … Continue reading Why you Need to Drop Everything and Follow Celeste Barber on Instagram

New Year’s Resolutions from the Curves

It's crazy to think we're about to have another year under our belts, y'all. But 2017 is upon us, so I know you've all been setting your "resolutions" to head into the New Year right.  I feel very fortunate to say this year has been one of my best yet - and I'm genuinely excited … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions from the Curves

The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

When I was young, bullying mainly happened in person, or maybe over a computer on instant messaging. But today, it can happen a lot more places than that - like on social media. I just came across an article about Simone Biles, 19 year old olympic gymnast, who was recently body shamed on Twitter. Let's … Continue reading The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

The Media’s Photoshop Problem – and this Lane Bryant Model’s Perfect Photo Clap Back

Scrolling through my social media feeds and flipping through magazines, I’ve questioned my fair share of photos for their authenticity. Airbrushing, tightening, whitening, and everything in between HAPPENS, and probably a lot more than we think. We all look at these perfect people depicted in magazines or on Instagram gawking at them, but do we … Continue reading The Media’s Photoshop Problem – and this Lane Bryant Model’s Perfect Photo Clap Back

Penn State Football Kicker’s Inspiring and Brave Body Image Story

Joey Julius, kicker of Penn State University's football team, is a superb athlete. But what you may not know about him is that he has struggled with body image issues and binge eating disorder almost his whole life. If you're unfamiliar, binge eating disorder is one of the most prevalent eating disorders among adults, characterized … Continue reading Penn State Football Kicker’s Inspiring and Brave Body Image Story

Next Time You Talk Negative, Think of Your Best Friend

In tandem with World Mental Health Day earlier this week, Yahoo Finance posted an eye opening and emotional video of best friends saying negative things they've thought to themselves about their bodies, but aloud to each other. Check it out here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=LzT2ZzDXceg  Watching this video brought tears to my eyes. To hear these women body … Continue reading Next Time You Talk Negative, Think of Your Best Friend